Trek-Drops co-owner Bob Varney says that he and his son Tom will make a decision on the future of the team next week. Related Articles The women’s team were left in the lurch almost three weeks ago after a potential sponsor for next season dropped out at the 11th hour. They launched a crowdfunding campaign
Cycling kit company Rapha has been branching out, combining traditional road gear with utilitarian cargo pockets and blowing riders’ minds. It’s all in the name of ‘adventure’. Rapha’s latest creation is better still, as a jacket that transforms, just like Optimus Prime did, into a sleeping bag (I haven’t seen the Transformers films. Can you tell?).
Riding structured plans inside on the trainer can be super boring. So Baron Biosystems has updated their Xert adaptive Smart Training platform to export your customized workouts as .ZWO files. So now you can ride your tailored workouts within the more immersive & interactive Zwift virtual riding ecosystem. Xert’s personalized Smart Workouts inside the Zwift
André Cardoso has been handed a four-year ban EPO, more than 16 months after testing positive for the banned blood-booster. Related Articles The Portuguese rider, then under contract with Trek-Segafredo, returned the positive test in an out-of-competition control on June 18, 2017, 12 days before the start of the 2017 Tour de France. After requesting
Campagnolo’s redesigned Centaur 11-speed groupset called time on 10-speed shifting, and took aim at Shimano’s standard-setting 105. Campagnolo has trickled down the mechanical shifting refinement developed for top flight Super Record to this entry-level, European-made offering. With obvious familial aesthetic and functional similarities, Campagnolo says the only difference between Centaur and its loftier siblings is
Interview: The sad passing of track star Dieter Kemper put Ed Hood in contact his son, Christian who has published a biography on his father’s career, in their native German tongue. Christian runs through his father’s race statistics and translates part of his book, just for our enjoyment. PEZ recently published an obituary to six
Need a bike-themed gift for your favourite cyclists but have a limited budget? This is the guide for you. We’ve rounded up ten extremely affordable presents for road cyclists and mountain bikers. If you need more inspiration, why not check out our gift list of stocking stuffers for cyclists or head over to our mega Christmas
Issues concerning athlete welfare were a “disturbing and uncomfortable” period of her reign, outgoing UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has told the BBC. Former Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish is suing UK Sport and British Cycling over allegations of discrimination. Since her allegations, several British sports bodies have experienced controversy around duty of care issues.
The SwitchLever is a fairly standard thru axle option with one nifty trick up its sleeve: A disappearing lever. The result is that your bike can have that clean look of tooled thru axles, but without having to use a floppy mini-tool to change a flat on the side of the road. The included lever
Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) wrapped up the 2018 season with a bike-packing trip home from Il Lombardia just one month ago, but is already back to training and preparing for a triple Grand Tour assault during 2019, Het Nieuwsblad reported on Wednesday. Related Articles De Gendt was exploring the cobbled climbs in Flanders and
Some of us are gluttons for punishment. I raced the 12-hour World Time Trial Championships back in 2016 and had a great experience (well, mostly). While I briefly debated trying the 6- or 24-hour options also on offer, there’s always that looming question: “Could I go farther in the same allotted time?” The only way
In the heart of cyclocross season now, we’ve spent months dreaming of mud, but mostly riding on hardpack. As colder, wetter weather looms for the rest of the CX season, lets look at the standouts we are racing on now. At the top of that list are some lightweight carbon tubulars from Duke Racing Wheels.
Alex Manly – the reigning Australian under-23 road race and time trial champion – says that she’s excited about the 2019 season and that, having worked out a plan that will best combine her road and track ambitions, she’ll be able to assist her Mitchelton-Scott teammates to win some major races next year. Manly has
Whyte has really come into its own of late, with award-winning and consistently high-scoring bikes throughout its vast range. Whyte bikes is known for its unique geometry and ride character, high quality materials and components, and the finer details that make it an excellent option for any cyclist. Established in 1999, Whyte is a British
When riding in the backcountry or just in under-developed areas, it can be hard to stay in touch with friends, with cell signals often weak or non-existent. But the new Power Talkie has a solution – connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth, it creates its own private network where you can text, talk, and even
The route for next year’s Arctic Race of Norway has been announced and will feature a new summit finish, which the organisers have dubbed the ‘Norwegian Mont Ventoux’. The race will once again be four days and takes place from August 15-18. Related Articles Sergei Chernetskiy won the overall classification in this year’s race, beating
Interbike 2018 Gear: Northwave’s new Flat, Extreme and Ghost shoes, HideMyBell, Lezyne’s new Mega C / XL GPS and T wrenches and WheelBuilder.com’s Prototype Spoke Calibration. Northwave Shoes go flat-pedal specific with the Clan and Tribe models. Both the Clan (Blue) and Tribe (Grey) have soles made of a Gecko rubber compounded pattern specifically designed
So someone on your gift giving list has recently taken up cycling and is showing all the signs of infatuation. You know they’ve got the bike, a helmet and some other basics, but what else do they need? We have you covered! Below BikeRadar lists a few gift options for beginner cyclists that will suit